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Origin of proximity
OTHER WORDS FROM proximitynon·prox·im·i·ty, noun
Words nearby proximity
Example sentences from the Web for proximity
She sends a miniature of her own image to the court, envious that it will enjoy a proximity she will never attain.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They make us realize, he explains, that “proximity is important to entrepreneurship.”
Afterwards, unable to live in proximity to their killers, she moved into this village.
“[Obama] had to do [strike] because of the proximity of the ISIS Howitzers to our defensive areas and our own people,” he said.McCain Calls Obama's 'Pinprick' Iraq Strikes 'Meaningless' and 'Almost Worse Than Nothing'|Josh Rogin|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Harlow has some proximity to the Senate and House investigation.From Waterboarding to Benghazi, CIA Faces Two-Front War by Congress|Eli Lake|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We learned more about witch-doctoring at the school in a short hour than we had during all the weeks we had been in its proximity.Adventures in Swaziland|Owen Rowe O'Neil
The question of the proximity to the house or other buildings is of great importance when locating the garden.The Vegetable Garden|Anonymous
He did not think there were more than six in the party; probably they were out hunting, unconscious of the proximity of any foe.French and English|Evelyn Everett-Green
When the poor creature heard of Bernard's proximity, he implored to be taken to him.Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing|George Barton Cutten
The stony plain reappears unchanged geologically, but more broken by the proximity of a lofty range of hills, the Jebel Aja.A Pilgrimage to Nejd, Vol. 2 [of 2]|Anne Blunt